Sustainability Architectural Manager


Sustainability Architectural Manager

Because Rowland+Broughton’s mission is to have a positive impact on our planet and communities, therefore sustainability (the integration of social, economic, and environmental value) is an essential aspect of our work. In collaboration with the firm leadership, the Sustainability Manager develops and implements strategies to ensure that our projects and practice align with our values and pursue the highest levels of performance feasible.

This is a hybrid role which 50% of your time will be leading the sustainability efforts with the other 50% producing architectural design dependent upon candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Sustainability Responsibilities
  • Facilitate and help in the creation of internal training, education and knowledge sharing regarding sustainability and high-performance design
  • Drive and lead sustainability efforts firmwide
  • Responsible for project coordination of all aspects of sustainability within projects including sustainability strategy development, documentation of credits in design and construction phases, product specification, drawing and specification review, construction admin submittal review, coordinating with contractors, project team, and design consultants
  • Prepares project reports, budgets, schedules, team communications, informs PIC of critical issues and observes limited site construction for conformance with sustainability certification requirements
Architectural Designer Responsibilities (up to 50% of time)
  • Independently develops and documents project technical strategies, collateral, and deliverables under the supervision of more experienced staff
  • Maintains and applies a developing knowledge of project-relevant codes and building science strategies
  • Proficient in REVIT, AutoCAD, Photoshop, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office
  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering, or sustainable design required
  • Professional licensure in architecture, preferred
  • Familiarity with sustainability rating and certification systems such as LEED, WELL, SITES, and Living Building Challenge
  • LEED accreditation required
  • 4+ years of experience in leading sustainability initiatives, programs, or project strategies in an architecture firm or equivalent
  • Extensive experience with multiple projects in leading, producing, or coordinating the process and documentation for LEED and other third-party standards
  • Salary Range: $85,000 - $105,000 (salary DOE, licensure and location)
  • Low deductible medical insurance (100% premium coverage for employee and all dependents)
  • Dental and vision insurance (100% premium coverage for employee and 50% for all dependents)
  • Flexible schedule
  • Work from home options
  • Paid time off
  • Paid sick leave
  • Holiday pay
  • Retirement plan
  • Wellness benefit
  • Sabbatical leave (after 10 years of service)
  • Life insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Flexible spending account
  • Dependent care spending account
  • Pet Fridays
  • Professional development
  • Recruitment bonus
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Short term disability


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